Glis glis

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Glis glis - large European dormouse
dormouse - small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather
genus Glis, Glis - type genus of the Gliridae
References in periodicals archive ?
Therefore, although the Hyrcanian refugium harbours several small mammal endemics, most notably Microtus schelkovnikovi, Apodemus hyrcanicus, and Glis glis persicus (Naderi et al.
Individuals from Neomys fodiens (Eurasian water shrew), Arvicola amphibius (European water vole), and Glis glis (edible dormouse) were excluded from analyses as these captures (four individuals in sum) were not representative due to unsuitable trapping method for this species or specialisation on aquatic habitat structures.
For the stuffed mouse recipe, be sure to use the edible dormouse Glis glis, which was indeed bred for food in classical Rome, and leave ordinary household mice to cats (290).
2015: The fat dormouse, Glis glis, in Lithuania: living outside the range of the European beech, Fagus sylvatica.
2010: A 13-year population study of the edible dormouse Glis glis in Britain.
Throughout most of the distributional range, the fat dormouse, Glis glis, relies heavily upon European beech as a key species in its habitat.
2012: Dispersal movements of edible dormice Glis glis between small woods in a fragmented landscape in Thuringia (Germany).